Sep 6, 2010 9:00pm EDT
and on. the ultimate demon behind all of us is the prison gang. mafia. they are the ones pulling the strings to get things done. >> they are now able to from the prisons control a majority, upwards of 9 a% of the hispanic gangs that operate on the street. >> that's tens of thousands of gang members spread out in all 50 states. >> the goal of the mexican michael mafia is to control the entire elicit drug territory. that's what they want. they want to be in the pulling all the strings having these gang centers do what they do and collecting all the money. >> the most significant threat to our state's security is the rise of ruthless and powerful transnational gangs. >> they are very violent. they operate as criminal organizations. there is more evidence today than there was even 10 years ago of these violent transnational gangs being involved in narcotics smuggling in human smuggling. being involved in seeking to identify and utilize routes that are going to subvert law enforcement. >> our investigations in intelligence has shown us that those drug cartels are actually utilizing a lot
Sep 7, 2010 12:00am EDT
very used to violence. a lot of street violence was very natural for them. they were able to engage in that regularly. now ms-13 gang members engage in violence readily. they are not afraid to be violent against rivals even their own members who do not follow the rules. >> almost half of our 600 arrests over the last three years have been of the ms-13 member. they have a complete and total disregard for human life. we've seen instances where they've taken the lives of children of former gang members of children, people who have failed to pay narcotics debts. they are probably the single most concern when we talk about the transnational tkpwpbgss if the united states. >> sean: they use brutality and fear to take over anything in their territory, like this apartment in downtown los angeles. >> you see it is they took all the whole place over. yesterday the six gang members arrested, all over the place they have the 13 means they are associated with the mexican mafia. they've taken over this whole apartment. in the closet, loaded 44 magnum handgun very dangerous situation. >> sean: the l.